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Object Name Button, Political
Catalog Number 1994.6.33
Date 1992
Material(s) Paper/Plastic/Tinplate/Ink
Dimensions H-2.5 W-2.5 Dia-2.5 inches
Description This is a round celluloid process campaign button from George H. W. Bush's unsuccessful bid for re-election to the presidency in 1992. The center bears a color photo of the candidate, surrounded by a white border. In the border, "Re-Elect President Bush" arches around the top, printed in blue, "Leadership You Can Trust" arches around the bottom, printed in red, and there is a "92" printed in black on either side of the photo. The back of the button has a safety-pin closure.
Notes George H. W. Bush was the 41st President of the U. S., 1988-1992.
Collection Drexell R. Davis Collection
Event 1992 United States Presidential Election
People Bush, George H. W.
Subjects Button badges
Buttons (Information artifacts)
Political candidates
Political campaigns
Presidential elections
Presidential candidates
Presidents
Search Terms Button, Political
Electioneering
Political buttons
Political button
Political candidates
political souvenirs
Presidential campaigns
Presidential candidates
Presidential elections
Presidential nominees
Presidents
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS